Before members of a business group can request machines, fabric administrators must allocate resources to them by creating a reservation. Each reservation is configured for a specific business group to grant them access to request machines on a specified compute resource.

About this task

Perform this procedure twice to create reservations for both the Production and Development business groups. 

Group

Name

Production

SFO01-Comp01-Prod-Res01

Development

SFO01-Comp01-Dev-Res01

Procedure

  1. Log in to the vRealize Automation Rainpole portal.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vra01svr01.rainpole.local/vcac/org/rainpole.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      itac-tenantadmin

      Password

      itac-tenantadmin_password

      Domain

      rainpole.local

  2. Navigate to Infrastructure > Reservations > Reservations, and click New > vSphere (vCenter).
  3. On the New Reservation - vSphere (vCenter) page, click the General tab and configure the following values.

    Setting

    Production Group Value

    Development Group Value

    Name

    SFO01-Comp01-Prod-Res01

    SFO01-Comp01-Dev-Res01

    Tenant

    rainpole

    rainpole

    Business Group

    Production

    Development

    Reservation Policy

    SFO-Production-Policy

    SFO-Development-Policy

    Priority

    100

    100

    Enable This Reservation

    Selected

    Selected

  4. On the New Reservation - vSphere (vCenter) page, click the Resources tab.
    1. Select SFO01-Comp01(comp01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local) from the Compute resource drop-down menu.
    2. In the This Reservation column of the Memory (GB) table, enter 200.
    3. In the Storage (GB) table, select the check box for datastore DS-NFS-Primary-HIGH, and enter 2000 in the This Reservation Reserved text box, enter 1 in the Priority text box, and click OK.
    4. In the Storage (GB) table, select the check box for datastore DS-NFS-Primary-MED, and enter 2000 in the This Reservation Reserved text box, enter 2 in the Priority text box, and click OK.
    5. In the Storage (GB) table, select the check box for datastore DS-NFS-Primary-LOW, and enter 2000 in the This Reservation Reserved text box, enter 3 in the Priority text box, and click OK.
    6. Select User-VMRP01 from the Resource pool drop-down menu.
  5. On the New Reservation - vSphere (vCenter) page, click the Network tab.
  6. On the Network tab, select the network path check boxes listed in the table below from the Network Paths list, and select the corresponding network profile from the Network Profile drop-down menu for the business group whose reservation you are configuring.
    1. Configure the Production Business Group with the following values.

      Production Network Path

      Production Group Network Profile

      vxw-dvs-xxxxx-Production-VXLAN

      Ext-Net-Profile-Production

  7. Click OK to save the reservation.